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Funding Opportunities

Past Innovation Grant Winners


*Following aggregated by National Center for Families Learning (NCFL).

AARP 2020 Purpose Prize Award

Deadline Mar 31, 2020

Through the program, grants of $50,000 will awarded to a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) nonprofit organization founded by each of the five prize winners...

Ezra Jack Keats Foundation Mini-Grants

Deadline Mar 31, 2020

Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to public school teachers and librarians in support of proposals that embody an imaginative approach to experiential learning....

Karma for Cara Foundation Youth Service Project Grants

Deadline Apr 1, 2020

Micro-grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded to youth age 18 and under for service projects within their communities....

Native American Library Services: Basic Grants

Deadline Apr 1, 2020

Department of Labor Pathway Home

Deadline Apr 15, 2020

The purpose of this pilot program is to provide eligible, incarcerated individuals in state correctional facilities or local jails with workforce services prior to release and to continue services after release by transitioning the participants into reentry programs in the communities to which they will return….

Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes 2020 Awards

Deadline Apr 15, 2020

Twenty-five young leaders will receive a package that includes a cash award of $10,000, recognition gifts, Young Heroes materials, networking opportunities, and media coverage....

Department of Justice Correctional Adult Reentry Education, Employment, and Recidivism Reduction Strategies (CAREERRS) Program

Deadline Apr 27, 2020

The CAREERRS Program, a Second Chance Act program, is designed to help communities establish education, vocation, and job training programs in their correctional systems that address employment challenges facing incarcerated youth and adults re-entering those communities and the workforce….

U.S. Bank Work Grants Program

Deadline Apr 30, 2020

Grants will be awarded to organizations and programs that allow people to succeed in the workforce, provide pathways to higher education, and help people gain greater financial literacy....

EBSCO Solar Library Solar Projects

Deadline May 1, 2020

Three grants of $100,000 will be awarded in support of libraries seeking to fund a library solar project to offset electricity costs....